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An entry is missing from my brand-new diary
When all the ways in which I can know myself feel one way, but
Happiness…is a two part equation, achieved when we find the right balance of meaning and pleasure, and when we are engaged in an activity that has both present and future benefit. These are the pursuits that both adsorb us and require us to contribute to the world beyond ourselves….
[Happiness is] the ultimate currency in life – more than wealth, achievements, or material possessions….
Tal Ben-Shahar as paraphrased in Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons
When I feel happy, this is where I am. Meaning & pleasure. Present & future. Pursuits that absorb & require me…to the world beyond myself.
All of this.
This is how I’ll be measuring my wealth.
Here’s to hoping I find myself surrounded by the truly rich. May we all be fully absorbed and required in some bit of the world, beyond ourselves.
This is some good bread, and here’s a funny think…